Luis Garcia-Feijoo, PhD, CFA, CIPM
Founder & Director
Luis is an Associate Professor of Finance at Florida Atlantic University. He was the Coordinator of the Finance PhD Program in 2014-2018. Prior to joining FAU, he was a Director of Examination Development at CFA Institute from 2007-2009. His responsibilities at CFA Institute included organizing and managing all processes necessary to develop the CFA Level II and Level III item set examinations. Prior to working at CFA Institute, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Creighton University.
Luis has been an Associate Editor/Co-Editor at Financial Analysts Journal since 2012, and was the Interim Managing Editor in 2014 and 2017-2018, working in consultation with the Executive Editor to make the final publication decisions for the FAJ. Since September 2018, Luis has also served as Associate Research Director of CFA Institute Research Foundation.
Luis has been actively engaged with CFA Institute as a consultant since 2009. Additionally, he was a member of the Board of the CFA Society of South Florida from 2009-2014, holding an officer position from 2011-2014.
Luis is an active researcher who has published 30 articles in practitioner and academic journals, such as Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Finance, Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Financial Research. He is a co-author of the book “Invest with the Fed.” Luis holds a PhD from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He earned his CFA Charter in 2001.